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Calling to counter extremes, Emmanuel Macron asks “not to be afraid on June 30”

Emmanuel Macron speaks in the courtyard of the Elysée Palace, on the occasion of the Music Festival, June 21, 2024.

“I made a decision of trust in the people”, justified Emmanuel Macron in a speech given on the event of the Music Festival. He … not “don’t be afraid on June 30, [il] we must go and vote, convince and vote responsibly”referred to as the pinnacle of state, affirming that“there is no democracy that will hold without the people”.

“I have heard debates all over the country for several days”he instructed the viewers gathered in the principle courtyard of the Elysée to take heed to the Canadian-Ukrainian pianist Anastasia Rizikov, the singer Gilbert Montagné and the DJs Ofenbach and Agoria. “On June 9, I made a very serious, very heavy decision and, I can tell you, which cost me a lot. No, no, no you don’t have to be very afraid”mentioned Mr. Macron.

He recalled the rating of the far proper – 40% within the European elections, combining the scores of the National Rally (RN) and Reconquest! –, on the origin of his resolution, but in addition pointed the finger on the radical left inside the New Popular Front. “One is not the bulwark of the other. They vote together on motions of censure”he accused. “There are extremes that we cannot let pass”he mentioned. “I tell you in responsibility, we cannot, casually, let them rise by saying to ourselves “it’s very serious and it will happen”. Now is the time to be accountable! »

The president reiterated his “confidence in the French people, their intelligence, their strength”. “There are loads of individuals who wish to dissolve the folks. No ! There are loads of individuals who wish to govern regardless of the folks. No ! »he asserted.